Simply using the word "socialist" is enough to turn off a LOT of voters.
Yes, the more hidebound moderates and most conservatives.
I'm not terribly concerned with that crowd and their fear of The People. They should really fear the Billonaire Class not the working class. \
But it is what it is until it isn't what it is.
Then it will be something else. Socialism or capitalism? People or money?
47% of likely voters might choose people over capital...Roughly the same number that voted for Trump(46.8%)